BASELINE T CELL SIGNATURES PREDICT CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF SARS-COV INFECTION

In a recent bioRxiv preprint paper, researchers from the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health...

RESEARCH EXPLAINS WHY FLU IS DANGEROUS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

A team of researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University explains why flu can lead to potentially fatal complications...

 
 
 

FDA PROPOSES UPDATES TO CLARIFY EVIDENCE RELATED TO 'INTENDED USE' OF FDA-REGULATED PRODUCTS

Today, we proposed updates to our regulations to clarify the types of evidence the FDA considers when determining the "intended use"...

EXPERT WARNS THAT COVID-19 CASES IN THE UK COULD REACH 50,000 PER DAY

In the United Kingdom, health experts said that the country could face an exponentially growing death rate from COVID-19 within weeks...

 
 
 

SILK FACE MASKS COULD PROVIDE BETTER PROTECTION AGAINST COVID-19

With personal protective equipment still in short supply, researchers at the University of Cincinnati examined what common household...

HOSPITALIZED COVID-19 PATIENTS MAY FACE INCREASED RISK FOR KIDNEY INJURY

Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 may face an increased risk for kidney injury, a dreaded complication for those suffering from infection...

 
 
 

UIC AWARDED OVER $4 MILLION TO ESTABLISH RESEARCH CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

A University of Illinois Chicago team has been awarded over $4 million to establish a research center focusing on the health and function...

CDC WITHDRAWS GUIDELINE ON SARS-COV-2 AIRBORNE SPREAD

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a new guideline, recognizing that the severe acute respiratory...

 
 
 

PHASE 2 CLINICAL TRIAL TO EXAMINE THE EFFECTS OF RAZUPROTAFIB ON COVID-19 PATIENTS

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and UC Health will host a Phase 2 clinical trial to examine the effects of a drug that...

ACQUISITION OF A NATURAL MUTATION PRIMES SARS-COV-2 FOR NEUTRALIZATION BY A CROSS-REACTIVE ANTIBODY

A team of scientists from the United States reveals that the acquisition of a natural mutation makes severe acute respiratory syndrome...

 
 
 

TARGETED TREATMENT FOR SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

A team of researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin, a Leibniz Institute,...

STUDY EXPLORES WOMEN'S INTEREST IN LONG-ACTING INJECTABLE PREP TO PREVENT HIV

Oral pre-exposure prophylaxis is a highly effective method of reducing risk for HIV, yet use of PrEP is uniformly low, especially among...

 
 
 

CONFIRMED EARLY RE-INFECTION WITH SARS-COV-2

As scientists strive to develop commercially viable and effective antivirals and vaccines to counter the growing COVID-19 pandemic,...

NEW 'PREDICTION MODEL' CAN HELP HOSPITALS CARE FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

Using a combination of demographic and clinical data gathered from seven weeks of COVID-19 patient care early in the coronavirus pandemic,...

 
 
 

STUDY PROVIDES EVIDENCE OF STARK SOCIAL INEQUITIES IN COVID-19 OUTCOMES

A geocoding approach - linking routinely collected public health data to neighborhood socioeconomic factors - shows consistently higher...

PARKINSON'S DISEASE DIAGNOSED AFTER SARS-COV-2

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, new and unusual chronic sequelae of the disease are cropping up in many medical practices....

 
 
 

NEW LACTIC ACID BACTERIA CAN BE USED TO MAKE CAMEL MILK PRODUCTS SAFER

A research project headed by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has come up with the formula for a freeze-dried starter culture...

EXERCISE HORMONE COULD HAVE A THERAPEUTIC EFFECT ON COVID-19 PATIENTS

A study conducted by researchers at São Paulo State University suggests that irisin, a hormone secreted from muscles in response to...

 
 
 

HOW COVID-19 FLEW TO GREECE

A recent study published in the journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease in September 2020 reports a series of cases following...

STUDY SHOWS KEY GENETIC DIFFERENCES IN ADHD BETWEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN AND CAUCASIAN CHILDREN

Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have shown there may be key genetic differences in the causes of attention-deficit...

 
 
 



Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which Are Best?

The metrics used to track the coronavirus pandemic typically include daily cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Analyzing these metrics separately can show how much community... Read more ...

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

ACIP Mulls Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines

Members of the the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting Tuesday appeared to agree that healthcare workers should be first in line to receive a COVID-19... Read more ...

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Why children ARE more protected from severe COVID-19 than adults

Researchers at Yale University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that adults who catch coronavirus are nine-times more likely to die of the infection compared to... Read more ...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your...

Exercising regularly and not smoking can have a dramatic effect on your lifespan study shows

Scientists from Leicester university found that not smoking and exercising regularly can add six to eight years to life, even in those with chronic illnesses Read more ...

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S

Just over 6 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the United States has reached a grim milestone: the novel coronavirus death toll has... Read more ...

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

FDA will make it harder for COVID-19 vaccines to get approved

The FDA is expected to issue new, tougher requirements for its approval of a coronavirus vaccine, a move that could make emergency use authorization before Election Day unlikely. Read more ...

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

Pontyclun pub closes after customer tests positive for Covid-19

The Pipeworks Bar is having a deep clean, with some staff told to isolate for 14 days Read more ...

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

Could Your Nausea Be a Sign of COVID-19? If You're Worried, Here's What to Know

We've learned a lot about the symptoms of COVID-19 over the last few months. One of the more surprising discoveries: despite being classified as a respiratory illness by the... Read more ...

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

No Luck for Chemo-Free Tx in First-Line Bladder Cancer

PD-L1 checkpoint blockade with or without anti-CTLA-4 failed to improve overall survival compared to standard chemotherapy in previously untreated metastatic bladder cancer, a... Read more ...

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

Now, new research offers some hope for those insulin avoiders - a once-a-week insulin injection may someday replace daily shots. Read more ...